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Heathcote Wine & Food Festival offers something for everyone.

Posted by Jane Leckie. Filed under Community, Events

October is one of my favorite times of the year, the vineyard looks a picture with brilliant green buds emerging from the neatly wrapped cordons, the sun shines and daylight saving has begun giving us extra hours to work and relax before the amazing sunsets herald the end of the day.

It is also time for the Winegrowers of  Heathcote  to celebrate their years efforts and welcome to the region lovers of  the red wines for which Heathcote is renown  as well as many delightful white wines -perfect for a warm spring day. The Heathcote Wine and Food Festival  offers seminars and masterclasses for those who wish to build on their wine knowledge, live entertainment,  activities especially for children, a great variety of  food providers and specialty products from the region including olives, walnuts, cheeses and preserves. Come along and join us on the 8th and 9th of October, relax in the picnic atmosphere and meet the people who make the wine you enjoy. We look forward to seeing you.

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Some delightful feedback

Posted by Jane Leckie. Filed under Community

It is always good to hear from people about our wine, it is important to us that you share our enthusiasm for She-Oak Hill wines and that you let us know that you do. Below are some recent comments:

….it does seem a bit crazy shipping wine from elsewhere when we live in the heart of the Margaret River region, but we had a couple of bottles of your wine with our friends in Daylesford recently and were just blown away by it. You should be feeling very proud of what you’ve created. SG

Thanks again, it (the ’08 Shiraz) is a really lovely wine. NM

Had to really restrain myself from overdoing my intake of the ‘08 on the last three visits to … the Farmer’s Arms Hotel in Daylesford. RT

Thank you very much for bringing the wine the other day. It was lovely to see you. We opened the Chardonnay (’09) last night and really enjoyed it. JB

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The She-Oak Hill Label

Posted by Jane Leckie. Filed under Community

John's pen and ink illustration.

Created for She-Oak Hill by our friend John Spooner
Best known as the political cartoonist for The Age newspaper,  John was enthusiastic and gracious when we suggested he might create an illustration for our new label in 2008. In  fact he presented  several water colors and a number of pen and ink drawings for our deliberation.  So now in addition to collections in The National Gallery of Australia,  National Library of Canberra, The National Gallery of Victoria, The Victorian State Library Art, The Melbourne Cricket Club Museum and  private collections both in Australia and overseas,  John’s fine work enhances each bottle of She-Oak Hill Shiraz and Chardonnay.

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